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Santoyo Brito, Enrique

Fluid Collection Specialist

Address and Contact Information

1816 S. Oak St.
M/C 652
Champaign, IL  61820

Academic Interests

Behavioral ecologist interested in social behavior, group living, and the evolution of parental care in lizards. I also study sex-determining mechanisms, antipredator tactics, and climate change and its effects on lizard populations. I collect most of my data in the field, but my research projects generally have laboratory components to conduct trials in controlled environments. I have conducted herpetology studies in Mexico, the US, and Chile.

I am also interested in the curation and management of Natural History Collections. In my research, I frequently use wet-preserved specimens and their associated data to study the natural history and ecology of reptiles. 

Leadership Positions

INHS Biological Collections representative for The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC).

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